[SciPy-User] kriging module

Christoph Deil deil.christoph@googlemail....
Sat Nov 20 16:40:03 CST 2010

On Nov 20, 2010, at 9:50 PM, Gael Varoquaux wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 07:56:11PM +0100, Lionel Roubeyrie wrote:
>> I have written a simple module for kriging computation (ordinary
>> kriging for the moment), it's not optimized and maybe some minors
>> errors are inside but I think it delivers corrects results. Is there
>> some people here that can help me for optimize the code or just to
>> have a try? I don't know the politic of this mailing-list against
>> joined files, so I don't send it here for now.
> Hey,
> For the last few weeks, there has been an ungoing effort to develop
> Gaussian Processes (which are another name for Kriging) in the
> scikit-learn (http://scikit-learn.sourceforge.net/). The initial code has
> recieved a lot of comments and subsequent work:
> https://github.com/scikit-learn/scikit-learn/pull/14
> The scikit-learn is current a very active project, with many contributors
> that share a good expertise on machine learning and computational
> statistics issue, a high standard for code, and frequent releases. It
> would be really great if people who have usage or knowledge (or both) of
> Gaussian processes could join in the discussion on the Gaussian processes
> branch and, if possible, help improve the code or the documentation, or
> the examples.
> Hopefully this would open the door to having Gaussian process (or
> Kriging) available to the community in a standard package.
> Cheers,
> Gael
> ____


PyMC contains code for Gaussian Processes under the MIT license
They even have a GPUserGuide.pdf

I don't know anything about Gaussian processes, but I had seen them in PyMC and thought I'd mention it.


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